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Geschichte der mission der evangelischen Brüder unter den Indianern in Nordamerika

Published 1789

Colophon reads: Barby, gedruckt bey Lorenz Spellenberg

First printed in Barby [Germany], 1780 and reprinted here, with additions

Discussion of the early Moravian missions among the Delawares, Nantikokes, Shawnees, and other Indian tribes in North America. Based on letters and journals written by Zeisberger and Spangenberg

Includes a prayer in the Delaware language on p. 28, 2nd count and a comparative list of vocabulary between German, Delaware and Iroquois on p. 29-30, 2nd count

Signatures: a (a1, a8 versos blank) A-3C (N8, 2I2 versos blank)

Errata: p. [1], 3rd count

Engraved printer's ornament on title page; head and tail pieces


Palmer, P.M. German works on America

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full mottled calf

Publisher Barby [Germany] : zu finden in den Brüdergemeinen, und in Leipzig in commission bey Paul Gotthelf Kummer
Pages 810
Language German; Delaware; Iroquoian
Call number b5710209
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes No table-of-contents pages found. Copyright on title.

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